Physical Clock Synchronization — Clock Series
In my last article, we discussed the various types of physical clocks. We discussed the accuracy offered by those clocks, and how UTC time is derived from TAI & UTI. We also discussed the concept of Leap Second, which is applied to UTC to accommodate for irregularities and the long-term slowdown in the Earth’s rotation.
NTP — Network Time Protocol
Before going into how leap seconds are applied, let’s talk about NTP!